Don’t FREAK out – Apple has fixed their vulnerabilities

JohnMHoyt Android, Apple, Business, Computer Security, Computer Service, Computer Support, iPad, iPhone, Mac, Microsoft, OS X, Secure IT Alert, security, Windows, Windows Server Leave a Comment

There’s a major web encryption flaw that has been documented and widely covered in the media which permits a “man in the middle” type attack to occur from your web browser How does it work? It allows an attacker to intercept HTTPS traffic between vulnerable clients and servers, and then forces them to use an export-grade cryptography, which can then …

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Apple iPad 2 owners may wish to hold off on that IOS 8 update

JohnMHoyt Apple, iPad, John M. Hoyt's Personal Stuff Leave a Comment

If you have not updated your iPad 2 to IOS 8 yet, you might want to hold off or potentially suffer the same consequences that I have. Here’s the list of the most annoying issues that affect me since updating my iPad 2 64GB w/Verizon Cellular to IOS 8: EXTREMELY SLOW – When opening apps, or switching between them – …

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How To Disable Ad Tracking in iOS7

JohnMHoyt Apple, Computer Security, Homeland Secure IT, iPad, iPhone, Secure IT Alert, security, Technology, Video Link Leave a Comment

David Haskins with Haskins PR here in Greenville, SC made the following video which you might find useful. In it, he explains how to disable the Ad Tracking functionality which sends targeted ads to your IOS7 device, a privacy concern for many. More info about Haskins PR is at www.haskinspr.com or you can reach them at 864-502-8899 Share and Enjoy:

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iOS 7 is more than just a bunch of pretty changes and features

JohnMHoyt Apple, Computer Security, Computer Service, Computer Support, Fun Stuff, iPad, iPhone, Secure IT Alert, security, Technology Leave a Comment

By now you surely have iOS 7 installed on your Apple iPhone, iPad, or whatever iThing you own. If you are like me, you are happy with the new features, for the most part, and missing some old functionality. If you are really picky, you might have found a dozen little bugs by now, but then again, you could have …

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Cisco IOS potentially susceptible to two zero day vulnerabilities

JohnMHoyt broadband, Business, Cisco, Computer Repair, Computer Sales, Computer Security, Computer Service, Homeland Secure IT, Sales, Secure IT Alert, security, Technology Leave a Comment

SecurityFocus has two posts indicating that Cisco IOS 15.0 is vulnerable to attackers. Both are DoS (Denial of Service) issues and at this time there is no solution being offered from Cisco to correct the problem. Should your network be non-responsive, you could attempt to reboot your Cisco device to restore connectivity. The original posts are as follows: Cisco IOS …

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Cisco IOS patch delayed until September

JohnMHoyt Business, Cisco, Computer Repair, Computer Security, Computer Service, Connectivity, Homeland Secure IT, security 1 Comment

Cisco announced an update to their IOS operating system that was scheduled for March 23rd, unfortunately, due to the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, Cisco has stated that we will all have to wait until the next scheduled disclosure destined to take place in September. Cisco revealed over 10 vulnerabilities since the last update back in September of 2010 that …

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